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    • Idlewild - Paradise Club

    • Color photograph of the Paradise Club in Idlewild, Michigan at night. The Paradise Club hosted such acts as Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and Louis Armstrong. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Paradise Club (Idlewild, Mich.); nightclubs; night scenes; buildings; signs
    • Lansing - Michigan Avenue looking toward Capitol

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1960-1970 of Michigan Avenue looking towards the state capitol in Lansing, Michigan. On the right is the Bank of Lansing Building (now the Comerica Bank Building), built in 1932.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); Hotel Wentworth (Lansing, Mich.); Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); automobiles;...
    • Dearborn - City limit sign

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1959 of the city limit sign for Dearborn, Michigan
    • Dearborn (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); street scenes; signs; automobiles
    • Dearborn - Michigan Avenue entering Dearborn

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the welcome sign to Dearborn, Michigan on Michigan Avenue/U. S. Route 12 (which was U. S. 112 in Michigan until 1962).
    • Dearborn (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); street scenes; signs; automobiles
    • Deward - Humorous signpost

    • Black and white photograph of humorous signpost in the ghost town of Deward, Michigan. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as well. The town...
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); ghost towns; signs; snow; winter scenes
    • Detroit - Gorski Collection, 3616 & 3633 Michigan Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from 1987 of 3616 and 3633 Michigan Avenue near the intersection of Roosevelt Street in Detroit, Michigan. Part of the J. William Gorski Collection
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); automobiles; laundromats; signs; vacant buildings; street scenes; J. William Gorski Collection;
    • Lansing - Larch Street trunkline intersection

    • Black and white photograph from 1959 showing a "modern trunkline intersection" along Larch Street in Lansing, Michigan. The Michigan Trunkline System is the made up of the interstates and U.S. and state highways in Michigan.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Larch Street (Lansing, Mich.); street scenes; automobiles; signs
    • Detroit - Gorski Collection, Mike's Drive-In, 5911 Michigan Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from 1987 of Mike's Drive-In Beer and Wine store at 5911 Michigan Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. Park of the J. William Gorski Collection.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); J. William Gorski Collection; Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); bars; stores; storefronts; street scenes; signs; U.S. Route 12 (Mich.);
    • Detroit - Crow's Nest at Griswold Street and Michigan Avenue

    • Black and white copy print of a photograph from approximately 1920 showing the traffic signaler's "crow's nest" at the intersection of Griswold Street and Michigan Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. On the right is the corner of the Detroit City Hall...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument...
    • Leslie - Main Street

    • Black and white photograph showing Main Street in Leslie, Michigan.
    • Leslie (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Main Street (Leslie, Mich.); street scenes; signs; automobiles; storefronts; stores
    • Hamtramck - Kowalski Sausage welcome sign

    • Color photograph from 1983 of a Kowalski Sausage Company welcome sign at 2270 Holbrook Street in Hamtramck, Michigan. Part of the J. William Gorski Collection.
    • Hamtramck (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Kowalski Sausage Company (Hamtramck, Mich.); signs; J. William Gorski Collection;
    • Hamtramck - Painted signs on side of Jaworski Sausage Company

    • Color photograph from 1983 of painted signs for Jaworski Sausage and Gold Medal Flour on the side of the Jaworski Sausage Company building at 9244 Joseph Campau Street. Part of the J. William Gorski Collection.
    • Hamtramck (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Jaworski Sausage Company (Hamtramck, Mich.); signs; buildings; J. William Gorski Collection;
    • MS 70-57: W. R. Fudge Collection  1861-1863 Diary of James W. Hoffman Transcript

    • 1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
    • American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...
    • Photograph of Civil War Union meeting broadside

    • Photograph of a banner advertising a "Republican Union meeting!" to be held in Adrian, Michigan, featuring Republican nominee for Governor, H. H. Crapo. Poster also shows "The Union Forever" eagle insignia.
    • American Civil War; Addresses, essays, lectures; Crapo, Henry Howland, 1804-1869; Signs (Notices); Adrian (Mich.)
    • Photograph of broadside advertising governmental address

    • Photograph of a post-Civil War banner advertising an address given by Governor H. H. Crapo at Bidwell's Hall, Adrian, Michigan, on October 4th, 1866. Topics indicated in the eagle insignia are "The Union! And the Constitution!"
    • American Civil War, Political aspects; Addresses, essays, lectures; Signs (Notices); Crapo, Henry Howland, 1804-1869; Adrian (Mich.)

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